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Volunteer Child Care Provider - 'VIRTUAL' SUPPORT

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Child Care Provider - 'VIRTUAL' SUPPORT
Date Posted: Friday, May 1, 2020
Organization Name: Nanny Angel Network (NAN)
Organization Contact: SaraJoy Turner
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Nanny Angels receive specialized training in children's grief and bereavement and receive the support of NAN's Child Life Specialist.

How you can help:
+ Provide fun, educational, creative and safe experiences for the children
+ 6 MONTHS minimum commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom's cancer treatment and recovery
+ WEEKLY: 30 minutes to 1 hour of consistent childcare 'virtual' support to the family you're 'matched' to

Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the Greater Toronto Area.

Nanny Angels create a unique experience that is both supportive and engaging to children living with mothers facing cancer.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Nanny Angels lessen the impact of cancer on families, by virtually (over the phone or through video conference) engaging children in enjoyable, age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing as a result of their mom's illness or death. Through weekly interactions, building trust and having fun, Nanny Angels help mothers gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest and take better care of themselves, knowing their children are cared for and meaningfully engaged by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Volunteer from Home
  • COVID-19
Skills / Experience:
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